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S.S. Hoosier State #1


Gross Tonnage:7,240Net:4,390
Dimensions:422.8 x 57.0 x 34.8MC Type:EC2-S-C1
Builder:St. Johns River S.B. Co.
Jacksonville, FL
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:
44
2480
1944
6/44
Engines:T.3 Cy. 24 1/2", 37" & 70' - 48'Engine Builder:Joshua Hendy Iron Works
Sunnyvale, CA
Navigation:DF, ESD, GYCDecks, etc.:2 Decks, Fitted for Oil Fuel, Cruiser Stern

Began SM Service:1946Ended SM Service:1955

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1944
245780
Hugh J. KilpatrickUS War Shipping Administration
WQFD
Jacksonville, FLUSWB
1946
245780
Hugh J. KilpatrickUS Maritime Commission
WQFD
Jacksonville, FLUS
1946
245780
Hoosier StateStates Marine Corp.
New York
WQFD
New YorkUS
1955
245780
TransamericanAmerican Union Transport Inc.
New York
WQFD
New YorkUS
1960
245780
TransamericanAmerican Union Transport Inc.
Transamerican Steamship Corp.
New York
WQFD
New YorkUS
1963
245780
A. & J. Mid-AmericaMid America Steamship Corp.
Pacific Seafarers Inc.
c/o J.J. Georgelis
New York
WQFD
New YorkUS
1965
2259
Grand HopeHope Navigation Corp.
c/o Sea King Corp.
New York
6ZHD
MonroviaLiberian
1967
 
Union TigerUnion Shipping Co. Ltd.
c/o S. Livanos (Shipbrokers) Ltd.
London
6KJV
InchonSouth Korean
1969
IM2167
Union TigerHapdong Shipping Co. Ltd.
South Korea
6KJV
InchonSouth Korean

Events:
1946: U.S. Maritime Commission
1946: Sold to States Marine Corp., renamed HOOSIER STATE.
1955: Sold to American Union Transport Inc, renamed TRANSAMERICAN.
1963: Sold to Mid America Steamship Corp., renamed A. & J. MID-AMERICA.
1965: Sold to Hope Navigation Corp., renamed GRAND HOPE.
1967: Sold to Union Shipping Co. of South Korea, renamed UNION TIGER.
4/69: Sold to Hapdong Shipping Co., Ltd., of South Korea.

Disposition DateComments
1969Sold to South Korean Shipbreakers who began work in 4/69 at Inchon.

The information on this web site is the kind contribution of our Historian, Skip Lewis, 2003. Skip, whose dad sailed for Isthmian, is an avid collector and researcher of everything Isthmian and States Marine. In his quest, he has used many sources and publications including Lloyd's of London and Imperial Steel by John Atherton.

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